Many of the most common illnesses of childhood can be quickly and effectively treated with homoeopathic medicines. The homoeopathic approach is growing in popularity as an alternative treatment for hyperactivity in children. Homoeopathy is gaining recognition in the conventional field of medicine and has been subject to many clinical trials. Homoeopathy is ideal for babies and children as it is a gentle yet highly effective system of medicine. Children respond wonderfully to simple homoeopathic remedies. The mildly sweet pills, powders or liquids are easy to dispense and are more palatable than many conventional medicines. Homoeopathic remedies are safe to use in the very young, including newborn babies.
The common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that primarily affects the nose.The throat, sinuses, and larynx may also be affected and results in coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache, and fever and occasionally pneumonia. Homoeopathic treatment for common cold Recurrent use of conventional medicines and antibiotics weakenthe child’s immunity and make them prone to recurrent infection . homoeopathy on the other hand offers a better alternative in treating common cold , cough, fever in children by boosting the child’s immunity and thus restoring health.
Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus .The disease results in a characteristic skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, which eventually scab over .Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus resulting in high grade fever, cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes., Small white spots may form inside the mouth , red, flat rash on the face and body.
Homoeopathic Treatment for chicken pox/mumps/measles:-
Homoeopathic medicines are very effective in the treatment of chicken pox, mumps, measles. Homoeopathy offers to reduce the duration ,pain and intensity of these diseases and also helps in preventing these diseases when treated in advance.
Children frequently face the problem of diarrhea and dysentery owing to frequent infections. Symptoms typically include abdominal cramps but may also include a fever, nausea, vomiting and dehydration.
Homoeopathic Treatment for Diarrhea/dysentery:-
Children suffering from diarrhea and dysentery should be provided treatment as early as possible inorder to avoid dehydration and other complications. Its just a myth that homoeopathy takes a longer time to act but actually homoepathy provides a very quick and effective treatment in cases of diarrhea and dysentery and restores health of the child in a very gentle and effective manner.
Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, refers to the unintentional passage of urine during sleep. No matter when or how often it happens, bedwetting causes great distress and embarrassment to the child. Most cases probably result from a mix of factors, including ADHD, an overproduction of urine at night, a lack of ability to recognise bladder filling when asleep, heredity and in some cases, anxiety.
Homoeopathic Treatment for Bedwetting:-
Bedwetting can be treated to a large extent with the help of natural homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicines for bedwetting are highly individualised and are prescribed according to the symptoms. Homoeopathic medicines for bedwetting work by targeting the underlying cause behind the problem.
Growth/development /behavioural disorders
When a child is not growing according to his age in terms of physical and mental development then he needs medical intervention as quickly as possible to ensure normal development of the child physically and mentally. Modern times has seen a rise in behavioural problems of children in the form of hyperactivity, irritability,obstinacy which can really be a pain for the entire family.
Homoeopathic Treatment for Growth/development /behavioural disorders:-
Homoeopathy offers a very safe and effective treatment for all sort of delayed physical development in terms of height, weight, dentition ,development of secondary sexual characteristics etc and also for slow mental development viz autism, asperger’s syndrome, ADHD. Hyperactive , obstinate and irritated children can also be tamed effectively using constitutional homoeopathic medicines. Well chosen homoeopathy medicines can indeed prove to be a boon to the entire society at large.
Adenoids refer to the mass of lymphatic tissue located at the junction of the back of the nose and throat. They are a part of the body’s immune system and play a major role in fighting infections in children. Adenoids help fight off the bacteria and virus that enter the body via the nose. They normally grow to 5-7years of age and thereafter, they start to shrink. They disappear around teenage. Recurrent upper respiratory tract infections and nasal allergies can cause adenoids to grow large. If the infections are recurrent, the adenoids, due to constant swelling, are unable to return to normal size and get permanently enlarged. Enlarged adenoids can lead to breathing through the mouth and snoring due to nasal blockage. The children find it difficult to concentrate and feel drowsy and sleepy during the day. In their most severe form, enlarged adenoids cause sleep apnea ear infections and difficulties in hearing and can retard the overall development of the child.
Homoeopathic treatment for adenoids:-
Homoeopathy is effective in not only treating the acute infection caused by adenoids but also prevents recurrent infection by building immunity of the child .Homoeopathic medicines are safe and do not carry any adverse side effects and treat the enlarged adenoids in a very gentle and natural way.
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a developmental and behavioral disorder in which a child or an adult consistently display certain characteristic behaviors such as inattention, hyperactivity, impulsive attitude. ADHD is one of the most common disorders among children (3-5%) and often continues into adolescence and adulthood. It is more common in boys as compared to girls, the ratio being approximately 3:1. Children suffering from ADHD act without thinking, are hyperactive and have trouble focusing on anything in particular. Their attention easily gets deviated and in spite of understanding what is expected from them, they are unable to focus on a particular thing. Such behavior is common amongst normal children also but the difference is that children with ADHD have these features persisting for long and they impair a child's ability to function socially, academically, and at home. Genetic factors, environmental and dietary causes could be responsible for the Development of this disorder.
Homoeopathic treatment for ADHD:-
Homoeopathic medicines can help in controlling hyperactivity and improving concentration (results can vary). Homoeopathy treats every child as a unique individual and a medicine is chosen after a detailed analysis of the case. It is for this reason that homoeopathy does not follow a blanket approach like prescribing the same medicine for every patient clubbed under an ADHD subtype. Stimulant drugs like Ritalin may be effective for ADHD but their flip side is that they can trigger side-effects like sleeplessness, anxiety, loss of appetite, slow growth, TICS, wheras Homoeopathic cure for ADHD is Safe and Side Effect Free.